Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO

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Tuition & Fees

$10,297

$17,524

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
44%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
55%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,482
Declined 2,288
Total Received 8,770
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Public

5,710

undergraduate students

1,394

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Northwest Missouri State University, founded in 1905, is a public university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Maryville, MO, 95 miles north of Kansas City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,104
Established in 1905
Coeducational Coeducational

370-acre campus in Maryville (population: 11,757), 90 miles from Kansas City. Served by bus; major airport serves Kansas City. School occasionally operates transportation to Kansas City airport.

  • Metropolitan area: Kansas City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Kansas City International

Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville
64468

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Sigma Society
  • Indian Student Association
  • Sigma Kappa
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Family Day
  • Northwest Week

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Crisis Manager Mobile App; Safe Ride Shuttle & Taxi

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
74%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
42%
400-499
24%
700-800
4%
600-699
30%
500-599
44%
400-499
20%
300-399
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
55%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.41

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,482
Declined 2,288
Total Received 8,770

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,195
Room & board $10,106
Additional fees $4,102.50
Books & supplies $400
Other fees $1,575
Total $22,378.50
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Riflery, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Club Sports Women

Riflery, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Art Teacher Education
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forestry, Other
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Communication, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Psychology
Social Science Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Writing, General
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Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

7,104

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

5,710
students

Female
58%
3,311

Male
42%
2,399

20%

1,394
students

Female
62%
871

Male
38%
523

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

4,954
students

Female
58%
2,851

Male
42%
2,103

14%

756
students

Female
61%
460

Male
39%
296

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 33%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

317

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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